In 2018, Socorro County, NM had a population of 17k people with a median age of 39.2 and a median household income of $36,146. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Socorro County, NM declined from 17,098 to 17,000, a -0.573% decrease and its median household income grew from $34,008 to $36,146, a 6.29% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Socorro County, NM are White (Hispanic) (43.6%), White (Non-Hispanic) (34.7%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (9.02%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.32%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.1%). 0% of the households in Socorro County, NM speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 96.6% of the residents in Socorro County, NM are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Socorro County, NM are New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (408 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2018, the median property value in Socorro County, NM was $97,200, and the homeownership rate was 73.6%. Most people in Socorro County, NM drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Socorro County, NM was 2 cars per household.